MGG / Video Games Articles and stories / Final Fantasy XIV /

How to play Final Fantasy XIV on PS5 during the Open Beta

How to play Final Fantasy XIV on PS5 during the Open Beta
0

The open beta for FFXIV on PS5 is coming with Patch 5.5 of the game — here's how to get access.

How to play Final Fantasy XIV on PS5 during the Open Beta

Patch 5.5 of Final Fantasy XIV is planned for April 13 and, as announced during the last Announcement Showcase, the PS5 version of the game will get an open beta at the same date.

But how can you play FFXIV on PS5 ?

How to join FFXIV's PS5 Open Beta

If you already own the physical version of the game for PS4, here's the steps to follow:

  • On your PlayStation®5, sign in with the PlayStation Network account you are using to play the PlayStation®4 version.
  • Visit PlayStation™Store on your PlayStation®5 and navigate to the FINAL FANTASY XIV store page.
  • On the store page, press the […] button and select “FINAL FANTASY XIV PS5 Upgrade Edition (Beta Version)” to proceed with the download. A game disc is not required when using this download version.
  • Once the download is complete, launch the PlayStation®5 version of FINAL FANTASY XIV from the FINAL FANTASY XIV game screen.

If you play the digital version of the game:

  • On your PlayStation®5, sign in with the PlayStation Network account you are using to play the PlayStation®4 version.
  • Select “FINAL FANTASY XIV” from the Game Library menu.
  • Select the “PS5 Upgrade Edition (Beta Version)” icon on the right side of the game screen.
  • On the store page, press the […] button and select “FINAL FANTASY XIV PS5 Upgrade Edition (Beta Version)” to proceed with the download.
  • Once the download is complete, launch the PlayStation®5 version of FINAL FANTASY XIV from the FINAL FANTASY XIV game screen.

If you do not own FFXIV just yet and want to use the free trial on PS5:

  • Visit PlayStation™Store on your PlayStation®5 and navigate to the FINAL FANTASY XIV store page.
  • On the store page, press the […] button and select “FINAL FANTASY XIV Free Trial” to download the Free Trial client.
  • Once the download is complete, launch the PlayStation®5 version of FINAL FANTASY XIV from the FINAL FANTASY XIV game screen.

Please note that except for the Free Trial method, you will need to have an active FFXIV account with available play time.

FFXIV: A first look at The Cloud Deck, the Diamond Weapon Trial

The Diamond Weapon is the next addition to Final Fantasy XIV trials, and now Square Enix have shared some exclusive visuals before Friday's Live Letter.

Where to watch the FFXIV 5.5 Part 2 Live Letter on Friday

The second part of the Producer Live Letter for Patch 5.5 of Final Fantasy XIV will be streamed this Friday — here's how you can watch it.

FFXIV Endwalker Trailer
0

More Stories

06:17 FFXIV Fashion Report Guide and Rewards, Week of April 16 to 20
07:00 The Cruise Chaser Mount has been leaked in FFXIV
05:14 FFXIV Hatching-Tide 2021 Guide, Rewards and Seasonal Shop
11:39 FFXIV 5.5: How to get the Wanderer's Campfire Minion
08:46 FFXIV 5.5: Maintenance coming to repair the World Transfer Option
12:10 FFXIV: How to get the Augmented Hades Weapons
06:31 FFXIV: How to unlock Tower at Paradigm's Breach, Nier Automata Raid Part 3
03:01 FFXIV 5.5: How to unlock Diamond Weapon, the Cloud Deck
02:29 FFXIV Patch 5.5 Notes: Nier Automata Raid Part 3, Diamond Weapon & More
06:54 New Seagull and Dolphin minions are coming to FFXIV

Recommended

FFXIV 5.4: How to unlock Eden's Promise
Complete FFXIV Patch 5.4 Notes: Eden's promise, Emerald Weapon
FFXIV 5.4: How to unlock Emerald Weapon, the Castrum Marinum

Discover guides

FFXIV Fashion Report Guide and Rewards, Week of April 16 to 20
FFXIV: How to get the Augmented Hades Weapons
FFXIV 5.5: How to unlock Diamond Weapon, the Cloud Deck